Category Archives: Thornton Heath Community Action Team

Jackpot for Thornton Heath campaign as slots arcade rejected

Extraordinary scenes in Thornton Heath tonight, where the council has broken the habit of a lifetime and actually listened to residents. Croydon Council announced today that it has refused permission to an operator of “adult gaming centres” to open a … Continue reading

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Thornton Heath in Bloom 2018, entries close Jul 4

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CR7 Market, Trumble Gardens Thornton Heath, Jan 27

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Public start the fightback over standards at Fusion centres

The cup of cheer is hardly overflowing for leisure centre users around the borough. Indeed, many don’t have even a paper cup, as KEN LEE reports The borough’s swimming pools and leisure centres are coming in for ever closer scrutiny … Continue reading

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Norbury Brook clean-up, Thornton Heath Rec, Oct 7

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Thornton Heath Question Time: Art and regeneration, Jul 21

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Thornton Heath in Bloom competition, closing date Jul 5

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Norbury Brook clean-up day, Thornton Heath Rec, Mar 18

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Labour councillor criticised over all-white property poster

There’s always a risk when eager young politicians try to do something in which they have little or no expertise.

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Thornton Heath community carols, Dec 10

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Cleansweep of Thornton Heath exposes Veolia shortcomings

This is a scene in Thornton Heath at lunchtime today. In total, there was another dozen large bags of rubbish swept, picked up and collected by a hardy handful of local residents from the Thornton Heath Community Action Team. The … Continue reading

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Disconnected Croydon to add lick of paint to Thornton Heath

Shop fronts and walls in Thornton Heath are to get a lick of paint as the latest part of the multi-mllion-pound Disconnected Croydon exercise in superficiality run by our council. Together with the You&Me firm of architects, the council is … Continue reading

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Thornton Heath Christmas lights switch-on, Nov 21

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Thornton Heath high street public meeting, Nov 21

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Police called out 184 times to Thornton Heath bookmakers’

The Metropolitan Police have responded to 184 call outs for problems encountered by the staffs of the 11 high street betting shops in and around Thornton Heath in the past three years, according to figures provided to a local resident … Continue reading

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Triniboi Joocie gets Thornton Heath Festival on its feet

Organisers estimated around 6,000 people attended last Sunday’s Thornton Heath Festival, a community event over the weekend which rounded off the summer.

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Thornton Heath volunteers clock-on out of civic pride

AMY GELSTHORPE-HILL reports on efforts to smarten up the high street  The clocktower in the centre of Thornton Heath is one of the area’s best known landmarks. Built in 1900, it is one of many hundreds of community clocks erected … Continue reading

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